Welcome to the 5th annual Vancouver Foodster Poutine Challenge. Restaurants from all over the city were invited to enter their poutine into this challenge, most of the restaurants have created a special poutine just for this challenge. Each restaurant will be featuring their poutine on their menu from February 4-28, 2016.

A few of the unique creations in this challenge:

ThaiConfusion_3877-2Thai Confusion
Thai Poutine 2.0 with soft shell crab
Description: the mix of thai traditional curry flavour and the pacific ocean.
Price: $13

Created by: Tai Keattivanichvily
Offered: All the time.


Thai Confusion
117 West Pender Street, Vancouver
Tel: (604) 559-8385
Web: http://www.thaiconfusion.com/
Twitter @ThaiConfusion
Instagram: thaiconfusion

PoutineGranvilleGranville Island Brewing
Merguez Poutine

Merguez Poutine with Garlic Confit Gravy | straight cut fries, merguez, Canadian cheese curds, pickled pearl onions, lotus root, and green onions.
Price: $13

Description: This poutine created with the West Coast approach and Vancouver with its cultural diversity. I poached merguez from our partner Oyama Sausage with our roasted garlic beef stock and Infamous IPA.

Created by: Executive Chef Djaka Putra and Sous Chef Andre Cordeiro.
Offered: All the time ….

Granville Island Brewing
1441 Cartwright Street, Vancouver
Tel: (604) 687-2739
Web: http://gib.ca/
Twitter: @granvillebeer
Instagram: granvillebeer

PoutineGoldenGolden Ears Cheescrafters
Farmers Feast Poutine
Price: $10.95

Description: Fresh Baked Fries with Bacon, Roasted Corn, Fresh made Chipotle Cheddar Curds, smothered in 48-hour Wheat Free Beef Gravy and topped with Green Onions.

Created by: Chef Chelsea Ferguson
Offered: All the time
Golden Ears Cheescrafters
22270 128th Avenue, Maple Ridge
Tel: (604) 467-0004
Web: http://cheesecrafters.ca/
Twitter: @goldenearscheez
Instagram: goldenearscheesecrafters

PoutineQShiQ Shi Q Japanese BBQ
Kushi Q-Tine

Description: Grilled Foie Gras, Cheese Curd Infused Korokke Skewers, Duck & Dashi Gravy
Price: $11.00
Created by: Collaborative effort by Owner Duane McGaw, Chef Hiro Amano & Sous Chef Alvin Su
Offered: Dinner Service, Monday-Saturday 5PM onwards

Q Shi Q Japanese BBQ
159 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Tel: 604-428-7744
Web: http://www.qshiq.com/
Twitter @QshiQJapanBBQ
Instagram: qshiqjapanbbq

Voting: The public is invited to order these Poutine creations at the participating restaurants keeping in mind this criteria – originality, creativity, uniqueness, traditional, non-traditional, price, value and most importantly taste. People can vote the same day after trying the creation and they can vote once a day throughout the promotion. People will be encouraged to Vote for their favourites from February 4-28, 2016

With a smartphone, customers will be able to vote from their table in the restaurant right after they have eaten the Poutine creation.

We will announce the winning restaurants and their Poutine creations on February 29, 2016.


About Vancouver Foodster

Vancouver Foodster is is Vancouver’s premier online “Essential Food & Drink Intelligence” guide. Launched in 2009 by Richard Wolak, the blog explores the local food scene through reviews, tastings, interviews, and more. VancouverFoodster.com features new stories daily, as well as restaurant reviews, and articles. Vancouver Foodster also runs a series of food and drink challenges with restaurants, chefs and bartenders throughout the year! As well. we present a series of tasting tours in neighbourhoods throughout the city of which include Tasting Plates, Noodle Mania, Food Talks, Brunch Crawls and others. All are a division of CMI Chat Media Inc.

Richard Wolak, Richard@vancouverfoodster.com
Vancouver Foodster http://vancouverfoodster.com/
Twitter/Instagram: @VanFoodster




Editor in Chief of Fabulously Frugal in Vancouver.

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